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Information Literacy

WHAT IS INFORMATION LITERACY?
Information Literacy is the term used to refer to the skills needed to find, retrieve, analyze, and use information effectively. For more information about information literacy, refer to the following information from the Association of College and Research Libraries:

ACRL - Introduction to Information Literacy
http://www.ala.org/ala/acrl/acrlissues/acrlinfolit/informationliteracy.cfm

INCORPORATING INFORMATION LITERACY INTO THE CURRICULUM
Middle States Curriculum on Higher Education (MSCHE): Guidelines for Information Literacy in the Curriculum
http://www.msche.org/publications/devskill050208135642.pdf

Information Literacy Competency Standard for Higher Education
http://www.ala.org/ala/acrl/acrlstandards/informationliteracycompetency.cfm

INFORMATION LITERACY AND LIBRARY INSTRUCTION
RMU Librarians are available to collaborate with you in the development of course-integrated information literacy assignments or information literacy-based library instruction sessions.

Please contact a public services librarian for additional information.